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No more coups, no more polarization

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The first anniversary of the bloody July 15, 2016, coup attempt is being marked in week-long events across the country, with major activities slated to take place over the weekend, particularly in Ankara and Istanbul, two of Turkey’s largest cities heavily targeted by the coup plotters on that night.

Commemorating the coup attempt is necessary and important in order to make sure that the future of Turkey will be immune to such undemocratic interventions.

It’s also crucial to look into the root causes of the coup attempt from a more objective perspective so that we do not fool ourselves. That’s the only way to turn such a heinous attack on our country into an opportunity to re-promote democracy, the rule of law and human rights. This obliges a mutual understanding on the basis of culture of compromise between political parties........

© Hürriyet Daily News